Art & Craft

This program is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the program in Eventive. 

Ranging from a fly-fisher fighting for conservation, to a beloved L.A. Chinatown bakery, to traditional Japanese flower arranging; these nonfiction works show how creative passion meets legacy and discipline.— Eseel Borlasa

Join us on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 3pm PT for C3: Art & Craft, an artist conversation featuring the filmmakers and special guests. RSVPs open the Thursday before the event. Click here to learn more.

In this program


AN OBJECT OF MERIT

Directed by Amanda Ann-Min Wong

What makes an ordinary bowl beautiful? Korean Canadian ceramic artist Minjae Lee explores the influences on his functional wares, searching for purpose in his art.

CONNECTION

Directed by Ciara Lacy, Tracy Nguyen-Chung

A lifelong angler, Autumn Harry had never fished beyond the waters of her reservation — until she picked up a fly rod.

HORIMONO: JAPAN’S TATTOO PILGRIMAGE

Directed by David Caprara, Kira Dane

Despite the taboos surrounding traditional horimono tattoos in Japan, a group of tattooed pilgrims practice a centuries-old, holy mountain pilgrimage where their tattoos are celebrated.

IKEBANA

Directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa

A Japanese Canadian elder reconciles her past and rediscovers a small part of her heritage through traditional Japanese flower arranging: ikebana.

PHOENIX BAKERY: SWEETS FOR THE SWEET

Directed by Janet Chen

For over 80 years, the Chan family has made sweets for the sweet at Chinatown’s Phoenix Bakery.

POW! WOW! JAPAN

Directed by Kyle Perron, Nico Serneo

Pow! Wow! Worldwide, an artist collective, travels to Japan.

YELLOW PERIL: QUEER DESTINY

Directed by David Ng, Jen Sungshine, Kendell Yan

An experimental documentary on queer East Asian diasporic culture, following the story of Vancouver-based drag artist, Maiden China.

Preceded By

C3: Art & Craft

Join us for an artist conversation with the filmmakers of the nonfiction works featured in the short film program “Art & Craft” to discuss how their creative passion meets legacy and discipline.

Dates & Times
Online

Thursday | October 1, 2020
12:00 pm